June 30, 2022 16:33 (IST)
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DST-IISc energy storage platform moves towards enabling fast-charging solid-state batteries

Nanoscopic refractory metal layers like Tungsten could improve the performance of solid-state lithium metal batteries which are crucial for purposes like electrical mobility, researchers at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) have reported.

Google engineer says company's AI bot has come to think like humans, faces suspension

California/IBNS: Google engineer Blake Lemoine has claimed that the multinational tech company's artificial intelligence (AI) bot has become sentient (able to perceive or feel things) and shown signs of being able to think like human beings.

Assam govt signs MoA with Tata Technologies to upgrade technical institutes

Guwahati/IBNS: In a move to upgrade technical institutes covering all aspects of curriculum, training and equipment in consonance with the latest industry needs, a memorandum of agreement was signed between the government of Assam and Tata Technologies Limited in presence of Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma at Janata Bhawan in Guwahati on Wednesday.

Everything We Know About the Pixel 6A

Rumors have been piling up about the release of the new midrange Google Pixel 6A smartphone. While there are no definitive confirmations, many leaks suggest we can see a significant upgrade over Pixel 5A in most areas.

14 Assam teachers, students detect 16 new asteroids working under IASC

Guwahati: A 14-member students and teachers group of Assam have detected 16 new asteroids as part of an International Astronomical Search Collaboration (IASC) Citizen Science Programme that provides high-quality astronomical data to citizen scientists around the world.

IIT Madras-led International Research Team identifies gene/protein variation that increases risk of metabolic diseases

Guwahati/IBNS: An Indian Institute of Technology Madras-led International Research Team has identified a gene/protein variation present among Indians and other South Asians that increased their risk of diabetes, heart attacks and hypertension.

DRDO flight tests Vertical Launch Short Range Surface to Air Missile

New Delhi/IBNS: Vertical Launch Short Range Surface to Air Missile was successfully flight tested on Tuesday by Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO) from Integrated Test Range, Chandipur, off the coast of Odisha. 

Russian Soyuz carrier with Galileo satellites lifts off from Kourou

Moscow/UNI/Sputnik: A Russian Soyuz-ST-B carrier rocket with two Galileo satellites has successfully taken off from the Kourou Space Center in French Guiana.

DRDO, IAF test fire indigenous Long-Range Bomb

Chandipur/UNI: DRDO and Indian Air Force jointly flight tested indigenously developed Long-Range Bomb (LRB) from an aerial platform on Thursday, an official statement said.

France: Ariane 5 carrier rocket successfully puts two satellites into orbit

Paris/UNI/Sputnik: An Ariane 5 rocket from France has launched two satellites into orbit, a commercial communications one and another for the French military, the Arianespace launch provider said.

NASA astronauts on board International Space Station plan six spacewalks in 2022

Moscow/UNI/Sputnik: A total of six spacewalks are going to be carried out from the US segment of the International Space Station (ISS) next year, according to the latest flight schedule obtained by Sputnik.

We want ZSI to reach masses, spend more on technology, says first woman Director Dhriti Banerjee

Kolkata-headquartered Zoological Survey of India (ZSI) has recently inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with London's Natural History Museum. In an exclusive interview with our correspondent Souvik Ghosh, the organisation's first woman director, Dr. Dhriti Banerjee, speaks about the collaboration and the areas from which the two countries can have mutual benefit

Nobel Prize in Physics awarded to three scientists for contributions to understanding complex physical systems

Stockholm: The Nobel Prize in Physics has been awarded to scientists from  Japan, Germany and Italy on Tuesday.

Only around 1 in 5 space industry workers are women

New York: The number of women employed in the international space industry represents just 20-22 percent of the workforce, according to figures released by the UN; roughly the same proportion as 30 years ago.